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1 bedroom flat for sale

High Street, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7RS

Sold STC £119,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Self Contained Studio
  • Close to Red Jet service to the mainland

Full description

QUIRKY STUDIO APARTMENT SECONDS FROM TOWN Cunningly concealed off the main High Street, and within minutes of the Red Jet terminal, this unique & bijou, nautical themed studio will delight the weekend sailor, those who want a place to stow their kitbag between voyages or as a secure retreat for a single person or couple. Once aboard you could easily believe yourself still at sea so early viewing of this unusual abode is an absolute must!


Accessed via a security coded doorway from the High Street, into a shared flagstone passageway and courtyard, leading to the front porch and entrance door.


Part glazed entrance stable door. Coat hooks. Radiator. Part panelled walls. Solid wood stairway up to the lobby.

Lobby (Housing single bed area)

Access to the single bedded area above the entrance hallway. Part original pine and part oak flooring. Storage cupboards. Casement windows. Decorative ships mast and grown oak knee features.

Bedsitting Area

15' 8'' x 13' 5'' (4.8m x 4.11m) Oak flooring. Built in storage shelves and cupboards. Wooden shuttered casement windows. Radiators. Built in wardrobe/ shelving. TV aerial point. Ladder up to the bunk style double bed.


7' 10'' x 6' 2'' (2.41m x 1.88m) Solid beech worktops and units incorporating sink with drainer and waste disposal unit. Part tiled walls. Built in bottle storage shelves. Casement windows. Gas central heating boiler. Radiator. Built in storage cupboard.


Modern white suite comprising hand basin with solid beech surround, low level WC, panelled bath with shower over. Heated towel rail. Casement window.

General Information

The property has been re-wired and plumbed, benefits from gas fired central heating and double glazing throughout, the property is rated at Council Tax Band A. The freehold is collectively owned by the flat owners of the building.


Cowes has something for everyone from families and couples to visiting yachtsmen from across the world.

Cowes is best known for the sailing and hosts many events including Around the Island Race, a spectacular sight in June this is followed the world famous sailing regatta, Cowes Week, which is held annually at the beginning of August and this is followed by other events including the Powerboat Festival and Little Britain.

Cowes Parade stretches from the starting cannons at the Royal Yacht Squadron at the north end and the Island Sailing Club to the south. Both the Royal Corinthian and Royal London yacht clubs are also based on The Parade which is one of the centres of activity for main events. During Cowes Week, The Parade Village is a perfect place to see all the action, catch up on the racing results and soak up the atmosphere, whilst sitting in the decked garden or wandering through the retail village and food court.

Cowes High Street offers a variety of shops, boutiques, pubs, restaurants, take-aways and the Red Jet High Speed service links Cowes to Southampton from here you have access to Southampton Airport, the train station (approximately 80 minutes to London) and the M3 Motorway, making it within easy commute of the City.

Cowes to Gurnard is an enjoyable seafront walk, with super views out across the Solent to the mainland.

Cowes also offers a choice of Primary Schools and the Cowes Enterprise College.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 March 2012

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